One dead, one seriously injured in Highway 11 crash at Gravenhurst

31-year-old Michael Michalek of Midland died in accident early this morning

Posted Nov. 3, 1pm: The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Bracebridge detachment is investigating a single car crash on Highway 11 Northbound in Gravenhurst that killed the passenger and seriously injured the driver.

Just before 2 am today (November 3, 2013) police responded to the scene on Highway 11 Northbound at Ure Road in the town of Gravenhurst. A single vehicle was found crashed into a rock cut, with no other vehicles involved.

The 31 year-old passenger, Michael Michalek of Midland, was killed in the collision. The driver of the vehicle was airlifted to a Toronto hospital with serious injuries.

The highway was temporarily closed for the investigation conducted by members of the Bracebridge OPP detachment and Technical Collision Investigators (TCI). It was opened shortly afterward. The investigation is ongoing as to the cause of the accident.

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